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Scissor Sisters and Rye Rye at the Paramount

Show Date: June 19, 2012

When I saw that Rye Rye and Scissor Sisters would be touring together, my head almost exploded. Would I be able to handle that much neon, strobe lighting, lasers, and club beats in one evening? Heck yes! It was like completing a sweaty Baltimore bass half-marathon fueled completely on adrenaline and then being swallowed up […]

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Lynda Barry: Girlhood Through The Looking Glass at Fantagraphics, this Saturday May 24 & Emerald City Comicon soon too!

"From Comix to Critique" is the slogan of Real Comet Press, which is the current retrospective show at the Fantagraphics Store and Gallery in Georgetown, featuring original art, graphics novels, and design work from artists such as Lynda Barry, Michael Dougan, Art Chantry, and Ruth Hayes. This Saturday, March 24 {at the same location} author […]

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Two new must-own books from Fantagraphics: Frisky freak folk gal comix; and the mighty, massive Comics Journal 301

TIG readers won’t be surprised there are two adorable new books out from Seattle-snared, world-shaking Fantagraphics. As the world’s foremost glossy-n-generous “boutique label” of classic comics reprints (Peanuts, Dennis The Menace, Krazy Kat), and the publishing patron of local and international graphic novel geniuses like Jim Woodring, Megan Kelso, the Hernandez Brothers (Love & Rockets), […]

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Come meet some daddies of legendary punk rock fanzine Touch & Go at Elliott Bay Bookstore tonight (4/8)

Touch and Go is a long-running, incredible indie label that — like Sub Pop! — started off as a punk-inspired fanzine. Tonight, Friday, April 8, the original cult artist leader behind the small press publication, Tesco Vee, will be having a meet and greet reading at Elliott Bay Bookstore on Cap Hill with his OG […]

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Tonight at the Experience Music Project: Three legendary punks read from their memoirs and a novel

This is last minute notice, but for original punk rock fans the Experience Music Project tonight is hosting the reading of three really great writers from that musical genre in their JBL Theater (starts at 7pm and it’s free!). Cheetah Chrome of the Dead Boys will be reading from one of my favorite books of […]

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'Tis the season for celebrated mythology: The Secret History of Rock 'N' Roll

Christopher Knowles is the author of the recently published book The Secret History of Rock ‘N’ Roll, which ties the rock-era music scene back to mystery cults formed “since the Stone Age.” Christmastime is a festive season when we party hard, glory vicariously in exciting fables, and when some of us even shove our mystified […]

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